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Documentary: I was a DOK virgin

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DOK Festival Director Pasanen said, “We have no more physical walls in our immediate surroundings, but the idealogical walls of many are increasingly noticeable.”

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Podcast: What’s hot in cinema locally

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Join Rachael Clugston and Kapuczino as they share insights into DOK Leipzig, Blade Runner and a surprise movie tip.

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Fascinating film characters visiting Leipzig

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Joe Boots exercising. (Photo copyright DOK Leipzig 2017 / Florian Baron)

“It’s not often that we get to meet the characters from the movies that deeply touch us. But I had the chance this week during DOK Leipzig.”

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Visiting different earths in virtual reality

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Film still from "Planet." (Copyright DOK Leipzig 2017 / Momoko Seto)

DOK Neuland has turned Messehof at Leipzig city center into a capsule where you get to explore different realities, or worlds, without leaving the safety of your small area.

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Free film showings and party at DOK Leipzig

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Opening DOK Leipzig 2016. (Photo: Susann Jehnichen)

For DOK Leipzig’s 60th edition, the organizers would like to invite “the whole city to dance with the winners.”

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Legends of the fall: DOK festival turns 60

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Cover shot - Entrance of the festival cinema Capitol in 1974. Photo: Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-H1116-0002-001 / Friedrich Gahlbeck.

Unannounced screenings after midnight? Films smuggled over the border in a suitcase? Hotel rooms bugged by the Stasi? Legends about the Leipzig film festival abound.

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